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Goodwood Festival of Speed Surpasses Expectations

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016

Report from on-scene Cavallino Editor Keith Bluemel The 24th annual Goodwood Festival of Speed, 23-26 June 2016, was its usual majestic cornucopia of an eclectic variety of automobiles and motorcycles, spanning from pioneers of motor sport from the beginning of the 20th century to supercars of...

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Ferrari GT Season to Date…

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016

A Report by Cavallino Competition Editor Keith Bluemel The 2016 international GT season started with the debut of the 488 GTE in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, where three examples of the new model were entered, along with a 458 GT2. In the report on...

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2014 LaFerrari Offered at Bonhams Monterey

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016

This particular Supercar is s/n 206526, and its specs are impressive: 6262 cc, DOHC V-12 Hybrid engine, producing 963 hp at 9000 rpm, with a 7-speed, dual clutch transmission, front suspension by double wishbones, rear suspension by multilink, and 4-wheel carbon ceramic disc brakes. Part and...

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500 Superfast Series I Offered by RM Monterey

Posted by on Aug 14, 2016

The Chicago Superfast Only two 500 Superfasts are known to have been displayed at American auto shows, the first of which was the car offered here, chassis number 5985, which was displayed by Chinetti Motors at the 57th Annual Chicago Auto Show between February 20th and 28th. This was only the second...

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A Jewel of a Europa Offered by RM in Monterey

Posted by on Aug 13, 2016

A Life Begun On Show Stands The stunning late-production 212 Europa offered here was the third of 11 such coupes built by Pinin Farina; it was also the 15th from final car built on the 212 platform. The car was completed in late 1952 and subsequently used by the factory for exhibitions, including on the...

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Cavallino Classic Best of Show Among Nominees

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

166 P / 206 SP Dino Nominated The first ever Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award will be chosen by a stellar group of automotive heavyweights for the Best Classic in the World. The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award will bring together the 2015 Best of Show winners from six of the top...

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Luscious Lusso Offered by RM in Monterey

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016

Berlinetta Lusso Few sports cars in automotive history are as universally revered as the Ferrari 250 GT/L, which was introduced to the public at the 1962 Paris Motor Show. Clothed with one of the most gorgeous body designs ever conceived, and benefiting from 10 years of mechanical refinement of the...

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750 Monza Spyder Offered by RM in Monterey

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016

The 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza Spider, chassis s/n 0510 M, represents an important piece of Ferrari competition history, and was one of the most rewarding sports racers of its era. A superlative example of the breed, s/n 0510 M boasts a significant American racing provenance having been successfully...

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250 GTE Meet A Big Success

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016

Report from Organizer Yvo Alexander At the recent Le Mans Classic, 18 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2s from 8 different European countries arrived in Le Mans (France) for the third International Ferrari 250 GTE meeting, to coincide with the Le Mans Classic 2016 event. Both in the special paddock parking area...

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Competizione SWB Offered by Gooding Pebble Beach

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016

The 1960 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione presented here, chassis s/n 1759 GT, is one of the first SWB Berlinettas competition cars built. Specially built for endurance racing and tested at Monza in March, 1960, by Phil Hill, Richie Ginther, and Wolfgang von Trips, it was delivered new to...

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Exquisite Early TDF Offered by RM in Monterey

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016

The car shown here is part of the first series of nine TDFs built, and in fact, as the second example, it was actually produced prior to the Tour de France victory that gave the model its famous nomenclature. Chassis number 0507 GT was delivered new to Dr. Ottavio Randaccio of Milan on 23 April 1956. Only...

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Competizione California Offered by Gooding Pebble Beach

Posted by on Jul 31, 2016

Many Ferrari aficionados consider the 1959 250 GT LWB California Spyder Competizione, chassis s/n 1603 GT, among the most desirable California Spyders ever built. This exceptional Ferrari was specially equipped from the factory with every available competition feature, including a...

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German GP: Vettel and Raikkonen in the Top 6

Posted by on Jul 31, 2016

Sebastian finishes fifth, one place ahead of Raikkonen Sebastian Vettel finished his home race, the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim in fifth place, crossing the line four seconds ahead of sixth placed team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. Lewis Hamilton stood on the top step of the podium, the winner for...

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Greenwich Concours Continues – Select Ferraris Partake…

Posted by on Jul 30, 2016

The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance hosted its annual Concours Americana on Saturday, June 4th and Concours International on Sunday, June 5th, from 10 am to 5 pm both days, at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, CT. More than 100 exceptional automobiles and motorcycles spanning more...

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Extremely Rare 268 SP Offered by RM in Monterey

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016

The Ferrari Sports Prototype In 1960, following the lead taken by Cooper and Lotus, Ferrari began to experiment with rear engine placement in its Formula 1 and sports-racing cars. The dual overhead-cam V-6 motor co-engineered by Vittorio Jano and credited to the late Dino Ferrari was the power...

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